Job: Professor in the History of Music, Northumbria University (15 December)

Northumbria University is seeking to appoint an outstanding leader in the History of Music, to work within the Department of Humanities. We particularly welcome applications from scholars working in the fields of EITHER western art music c. 1750-1914 OR music in twentieth-century America, though candidates working in all fields of music history will be considered.…

CFP: Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas (15 December)

Theatre Annual: A Journal of Theatre and Performance of the Americas  Call for Articles: 2018 Issue – The American Theatre and Drama Society www.atds.org Theatre Annual is the oldest theatre periodical continuously published in the United States. It is dedicated to examining theatre and performance of the Americas. We construe “America” broadly to include North, Central, and…

CFP: Being Thelonious (7 April)

Being Thelonious Perspectives on Monk at 100 Birmingham City University Birmingham UK Thursday 15 June 2017 10:30am – 5pm Keynote speaker: Professor Robin D. G. Kelley (Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles) Call for Proposals The Birmingham Conservatoire and Birmingham School of Media will be hosting a one-day symposium entitled Being Thelonious: Perspectives…

CFP: Edited Collection on Hamilton (7 April)

The musical Hamilton, which opened on Broadway in August 2015 after a successful run at the Public Theater, has, in just a few years, become an awards powerhouse, a political lightning rod, and a cultural touchstone. Lin-Manual Miranda’s epic work, based on Ron Chernow’s sweeping biography of Alexander Hamilton, stands at the intersection where history and…

ATDS Emerging Scholar Award (1 March)

ATDS EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD Call for Submissions Submissions Due: March 1 2017 The American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS), in coordination with the Black Theatre Association (BTA), is pleased to announce its ninth annual emerging scholars “Curtain Up” ATHE panel. Papers submitted may treat any aspect of theatre, performance, and drama of the Americas, its…

Fright at the Museum, American Museum in Britain (6pm, 28 October)

Fright at the Museum Friday 28 October 2016, 6 – 9 pm The American Museum in Britain is participating in the national Museums at Night initiative with a special late-night opening in celebration of Halloween. The Museum is the perfect venue for such an event. Visitors will be led around the Manor House by a…

EVENT: The Night of the Iguana, Combined Actors of Cambridge (26-30 July)

Leading Cambridge theatre company the Combined Actors of Cambridge will stage Tennessee Williams’ haunting drama The Night of the Iguana from 26-30 July at the ADC Theatre. Often described as the American author’s most mature work, the two-act drama is set in 1940s Mexico where a defrocked priest with a penchant for young girls seeks refuge from…

EVENT: European Premiere of ‘Maggie and Pierre’ (19 June – 5 July)

Maggie and Pierre by Linda Griffiths with Paul Thompson Directed by Eduard Lewis Finborough Theatre Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 June, 3, 4, 5 July 2016 http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/productions/2016/maggie-and-pierre.php 0844 847 1652 Young Maggie Sinclair is a hippie spirit, born out of love and lots of dope. Pierre Trudeau is nearing 50…

CFP: The Power of Hip Hop (16 May)

Call for Submissions: The Power of Hip Hop A one-day seminar on the role of hip hop in affecting positive social change Papers from academics, practitioners and postgraduate students encouraged Type: Seminar Date: Friday 8th July 2016-04-14 Location: Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, London, UK Subject Fields: Contemporary History, Humanities, Politics, African American History, International Development, Contemporary & Popular Music…

EVENT: African-American Playwrights – The 20th Century (27-28 February)

African American Playwrights: The 20th Century Saturday 27 February, 10.30am – 4.30pm and Sunday 28 February 11am – 1.30pm Cottesloe Room, Clore Learning Centre, National Theatre £70 (£55 concessions, bursaries available) Enjoy a weekend exploring some of the best-known as well as overlooked black American dramatists of the 20th Century. Over two days we will…